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The new Nikon US pricing policy explained

I just received this internal email from a major US retailer about the new Nikon pricing policy (few sentences were removed in order to protect my source): New Nikon Pricing Policy Nikon has announced a new Unilateral Pricing Policy on many cameras and lenses for the entire retail market. This should clean up the marketplace from discounting and non-authorized sellers. […]

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You can already see the new Nikon pricing policy in action at B&H


Since B&H will be closed till the weekend, it seems that they already updated their prices according to the new Nikon policy. You can get a feeling of the new prices on their website. Here are few examples: Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 is $2,399.95 at B&H, currently $2,159.96 at Amazon. Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 is $1,889.95 at B&H, currently $1,700.96 […]

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Clarification on my last Nikon price increase post


Several readers have emailed me about my post from Friday on the upcoming Nikon price increase starting on October 16th. I just want to clarify that Nikon will not be raising their prices. They will just start enforcing their MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) policy which will lead to a price increase for certain products in […]

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Another Nikon price increase in the US?


Read also my update to this post. So far, I have received two separate emails from two different major US retailers indicating a price increase on all Nikon products starting on October 12th (or 16th), 2011. I have removed the store names in order to protect my sources. If you have planned to buy something […]

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Nikon prices continue to rise on low inventory, rebates unlikely to be extended

Canon reported a drop in their profit for Q1 and lowered their sales forecast. Expect similar results from Nikon when they publish their financial results on May 12, 2011 @3:00pm Japanese time. Nikon prices continue to rise in the US while inventory continues to dry up (see previous price checks on March 23rd and March […]

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